PITTSBURGH - The Pirates are heading to postseason play in Major League Baseball.
The Pirates defeated the Reds 6-2 on Tuesday night in the national league wild Card game in Pittsburgh.
The Pirates will take on St. Louis on Thursday when the NL division series begins. They will return to PNC Park on Sunday for Game 3.
Helping get the team there on Tuesday night were the two home runs by Russell Martin and one homer by Marlon Byrd.
Tonight, Tampa Bay takes on Cleveland in the AL wild card race.
- Information from mlb.com